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of companies. what can we do for you? >> and now, "bbc world news." >> catastrophe in japan. one of the biggest earthquakes ever recorded is followed by a devastating tsunami. the quaker, a record-breaking 8.9 magnitude caused widespread damage. the shaking lasted up to four minutes. after the earthquake, a 10-meter and tsunami smashed into japan's pacific coast. now that threatens a vast suewathe of the pacific basin. welcome to "gmt." a special program dominated by the impact of the massive earthquake that hit japan just over six hours ago. the damage is extensive. first reports suggests more than 40 people have died. the prime minister has taken charge of the disaster response. >> over a wide area, damage has been afflicted -- inflicted. i offer my deepest sympathy for the people who have suffered the disaster. >> as extraordinary images continue to come in from japan, we will bring you the latest news from their and across the pacific region. it is midday in london, 7:00 a.m. in washington and 9:00 p.m. in japan where a major natural disaster is still unfolding. the most ferocious earthquak
and britain advised their nationals to leave tokyo and the north of japan. >> welcome to bbc world news. i am kara in london. also in this program -- in rain in your security forces. the message to bahrain by the u.n.'s top security official. the crisis and i riposte shows no signs of ending -- the crisis and the ivory coast shows no signs of ending. hello. seven days after the disaster, japanese authorities are still battling to bring stability to the stricken fukushima power or plan. let joined my colleague tony wilcox. >> hello, and welcome to japan where authorities are still trying to cool down the stricken nuclear plant in fukushima. the united states government and the british government has now advised all nationals living in tokyo and the north of the country to leave the area if they wish, and flights are being arranged. let's just have a look at some of the developments in the past few hours. it is early evening. darkins has volunteered but this morning, japanese military helicopters were dropping up to 7 tons of sea water at a time over the four reactors at that fukushima plant. t
, japan struggles to deal with two disasters of staggering force and skate. a massive queark, -- earthquake, then a tsunami. officials confirm 200 dead but expect the numbers to rise sharmly. and there is a worry about damage around the if you can if you can power -- fukushima power plant. we take you inside zsa zsa -- war isia -- for a look at the fiercest fighting in lebia. for sheer terror and destruction, the awesome scale of what the natural world can do to us, perhaps only volcanos come close. the japan earthquake, one of the biggest the world has ever seen. it struck off the coast near the city of sendai in the late afternoon. tsunami alerts were declared in several countries. alan little reports. >> how suddenly it strikes. mortal danger descends almost in the blink of an eye and without warning. it is terrifying. in an instant, there is chaos. then from the vastness of seat there is a threat more menacing still -- a wall of water more than 20 feet high advances across the ocean at speeds of up to 500 miles an hour, the speed of a jet aircraft. japan's tsunami defense
." >> this is bbc world news today. fears that thousands may have died in japan's earthquake and tsunami and concern is growing about radiation leaks from the clear power stations. authorities in japan are on alert about a possible nuclear meltdown after a second explosion in 48 hours at the fukushima plant. the rescue and relief operations struggle to help half million left homeless. whole communities are wiped off the map. >> every patch are around here, another home to another family. all obliterated. what is left? just a book, bits of a doll, a lamp, and a coffee maker. that is a lamp. >> the disaster also brings economic uncertainty as factories stopped and the stock market slumps. we assessed the impact on the world's third largest economy. arab gulf states send troops into bahrain to help quash anti- government protest. rebels say it is a declaration of war. gaddafi's forces bombing key places and libya as they try to win back the countries east. hello, and welcome. it is being described as the worst disaster in japan since the second world war. the massive earthquake and tsunami that struck
." >> worke t-o reenter fukushima nuclear plant in japan as the battle to control it. increasing temperatures and snow hit the worst affected f -- areas. half of a million refugees are living in television shot -- living in shelters. in a rare television address, the japanese emperor addresses the public. also in this program, renewed unrest in bahrain as security forces clear anti-government demonstrators. pakistan has indicted a cia contractor on two counts of murder. workers at the japanese fukushima nuclear plant have returned to the site after earlier having to abandon it. steam was seen coming from the site as they attempted to cool the facility. japanese media reports said that fears for radiation levels above the plant. >> hello and welcome to tokyo. five days after that devastating earthquake and tsunami, the crisis continues. today there are reports of another fire in a helicopter that was called in to drop help -- to drop water had to turn back because of fears of radiation levels. despite that, government authorities are saying that radiation levels at the moment, while higher tha
rods are exposed in japan. the japanese cabinet secretary insists that the risk remains low. and the thousands of people still missing after the tsunami. welcome to "bbc world news." the bank of japan is pouring emergency cash into the market. the chinese premier says that political reform is the only way to secure the country's economic achievements. officials in japan are worried that a third reactor is suffering cooling problems, raising fears of another explosion. so far two reactors have suffered hydrogen blast. fuel rods are partly exposed in the third reactor. the government says the risk of an uncontrolled beak is low. more bodies have been found along the coast district. >> it was the second explosion in three days. this time in unit no. 3, which authorities had frantically been trying to cool. eleven workers were injured. a similar explosion occurred at unit no. 1 on saturday. the company has lost the ability to cool unit no. 2. authorities are still reassuring the public. >> there is a possibility that a massive amount of radiation has been beat. similar to the ti
extraordinary. and because of the situation in japan, because of the collapse of the infrastructure in japan and the incredible post-tsunami effects on the nuclear plants along the japanese coast. this terrible catastrophe. we're going to talk about it, what could have been, whast, et cetera. linda, what do you think the administration has been on this? >> i think the administration has been doing what it can to contain the catastrophe as much as it can. speaking about communicating, well that's a different story. you know it's quite interesting that the president has visited the japanese embassy, but the messaging i think has been a little bit passive. could we say that? >> he lacks the feel your pain. >> i think that's a perfect description, yes. >> he also lacks reassurance of americans. we have 104 operating reactors here doing beautiful work. but he hasn't really made us feel good about them. >> right. >> more frightened of them. >> response has been quite muted. joe, as a journalist and someone who's been talking about this, i know day after day in your three hours that you do every da
prices have fallen heavily for a second day in a row in japan. investors uncertain about the long-term effect of the nuclear crisis. five days after the tsunami triggered by the earthquake, rescuers have not given up hope. thousands of bodies have been found already. several thousand japanese are missing, presumed dead. but the teams keep searching. hopeful still survivors can be found amid the devastation. bbc news, tokyo. >> these days, calamity's travel in packs and japan. the earthquakes, tsunami, the three explosions. the nikkei dropped 17% in two days. the overall cost of this crisis will be measured in tens of billions of dollars. let us not forget, the appalling human toll. 2004 hundred dead confirmed so far. the ultimate toll might be as high as 10,000 -- 2,400 did confirm so far. >> contamination checks carried out in this city for people who have come from areas near to the site of the stricken nuclear plant. hundreds of thousands of people have been displaced across northern japan as a result of the earthquake, tsunami, and now concerns about possible exposure to radia
food supplies. >> i am david eades in london. also coming up -- in japan, more than 9000 people are now known to have died in the earthquake and tsunami. almost 13,000 are missing. emergency crews in japan's fukushima nuclear power plants battle to restore the cooling system after an eruption of caused by rising radiation levels. hello. american officials have confirmed that a u.s. warplane has crash landed in libya. they gave very few details but they say one crewman has been rescued and another was being rescue -- and in the last hour we got on conformed -- unconfirmed reports that 40 people being killed in misrata. let's go to southern italy. >> welcome to the airbase in southern italy, about 1 hours flying time to the libyan coast this is where the british effort is based. in the past hour or so, we have seen 3 tie phone -- typhoon year-old fighter jets taking up to control the no-fly zone. but unconfirmed reports from mistrata suggest there is still a job of work to be done to protect civilians on the ground as colonel gaddafi shows no signs to give up the fight. news of said -- ne
." japan'is's eye view of damaged nuclear plant. the effort to cool it goes on. people living near this facility flee for safety. japan fears as many as 15,000 may have died. welcome to "bbc world news." forces come to's benghazi. he delivers a radio message. >> we are coming on this happy day. tomorrow, benghazi will change and there will again be a fun, dance, and cries of joy. >> has japanese nuclear engineers battle to prevent a disaster, there is no let up. half a million people made homeless by friday's earthquake and tsunami. more supplies are reaching survivors. many still lack basic necessities. dozens of the evacuation centers have been set up. thousands were forced to flee from the nuclear exclusion zone. >> they come seeking refuge. fleeing tradition of's nuclear plant -- fukushima's nuclear plant andprecious to them. there is a chance for radiation. more than 1000 have arrived here already. there are reunions. exhaustion and relief. this family was just 5 miles from the damaged reactor. as they made it here, the fuel in their car was running out. on the map, the red zo
, japan's nuclear safety agency raises the accident alert levels at the fukushima nuclear plant saying the situation is serious. a nation remembers. japan holds a minute of silence for those who died in the earthquake and tsunami a week ago. ♪ the u.s. president barack obama has said the libyan leader colonel gaddafi must obey the u.n. demands or face military action. earlier, the libyan government announced an immediate ceasefire and promised to follow the u.n. resolution passed on thursday. he said colonel gaddafi had to stop all attacks on civilians, pull back his troops, and allow in humanitarian aid. >> now once more, muammar gaddafi has a choice. the resolution that passed lays out very clear conditions that must be met. the united states, the united kingdom, france, and arab states agree that a cease-fire must be implemented immediately. that means all attacks against civilians must stop. gaddafi must stop his troops from advancing on benghazi. he must pull them back from misurata and established water, gas, and electricity supplies to all areas. humanitarian assistance must b
." >> hundreds are tested for radiation exposure in japan after four explosions at nuclear plant. the prime minister asks people not to panic. >> i request you act very calmly. >> amid the carnage, a survivor trapped for 96 hours, but pulled out alive. others call in vain for missing relatives. >> [unintelligible] >> powerful aftershocks are still rocking the country. one measures 6.4 and hit southwest japan on tuesday. welcome to "bbc world news," broadcast to our viewers on pbs in america, also around the globe. my name is mike embley. coming up later for you -- tensions are running high. two protesters are killed and bahrain declares a state of emergency. and desperate to leave libya. gaddafi's forces report gains. we have reports from refugees trying to lead the conflict. -- believe that the conflict. -- leave the conflict. hello. four explosions in as many days, and radiation levels at levels authorities acknowledged to be dangerous. the struggle to stop and knelt down at the fukushima daiichi nuclear plant it is ongoing. cooling water is recovering smoothly. but the plant is 150 miles
." >> a new aftershock shakes japan as two workers at the fukushima nuclear plant are treated for high levels of radiation. the battle for libya goes on. france says it could take weeks, not months, to destroy gaddafi's military capabilities. parliament rejects austerity measures in portugal and the prime minister resigns. welcome to "bbc world news." i am david eades. also coming up in the program, the suicide bombing ritual acted out by children and posted as an online video. >> two workers at japan's fukushima nuclear power station have been taken to the hospital after they were exposed to high levels of radiation. the leak of radiation has already contaminated tokyo's water supply. authorities say that tap water is once again safe. in the last couple of hours, there's been a further strong aftershock. at a news conference just a short while ago, the japanese chief cabinet secretary was talking about what had happened to those two nuclear workers. >> yesterday at reactor building number three, workers were laying cables. the radiation levels have been monitored constantly. they stepped int
, engineering efficiency, but sometimes messy government, what impact will the disaster have on japan pose a sense of self? sense of self? plus, china suspense nuclear building plans. is the future of nuclear power now in doubt? hello. anti-government groups in saudi arabia hope to emulate the unrest in tunisia, egypt and bahrain with a day of range, but it was always going to be more difficult in the tightly controlled kingdom, where protests have been banned and officially labeled anti-islamic. a huge police presence insured the barely any of the people who had planned to turn up actually did so. we travelled across the country to investigate whether the campaigners for democracy and freedom have any new hope in light of the arab revolt. >> there were more police and soldiers than people on the streets today, and not a demonstrator in sight. 30,000 had signed the facebook page to call for reform in the country, but the intimidation and threats kept them away. it is about now that thousands of protesters were set to meet in this square. over the last few days, the papers have been filled
you very much for that. we will gone to our other main news of the day and the events in japan, where the nuclear safety agency has raised the rating of the country's nuclear accident from four to five. engineers are trying to pull and restore power to at least two of the reactors at fukushima. they've poured cold water on the reactors and tried to install a new power cable to allow the old pumps to send coolant into the reactors. there's still a danger that they could overheat and cause a major radiation leak. the head of the international atomic energy agency said it was a race against the clock. meanwhile, a huge humanitarian crisis. according to the japanese police, the number of people confirmed dead now stands at more than 6500 and more than 10,000 people are missing. the earthquake damaged roads and airports. it is gradually being repaired and reopened. snow and shortages of fuel are hampering efforts to deliver food and water to survivors and the evacuees. >> at 2:46 p.m., japan paused to remember. a minute of silence to mark the moment exactly one week ago that the earthquake
radioactive water inside japan's crippled nuclear plant could indicate a partial meltdown of one of the reactors. and a third of a million cars lost from production, japan's car industry reopens a handful of plants. it's midday here in london and 2:00 p.m. across libya, where the rebels march west in developing a new momentum, thanks to the allied air strikes. they've been able to advance into colonel gaddafi's heartland without meeting much resistance. let's go to ben brown in eastern libya. >> you join us here right by the coastal highway that leads to sirte. now, we're just outside ras lanuf which has a huge oil refinery, which is firm until rebel hands. they captured it yesterday. then they moved to a town of bin jawad, which they also captured. today they're claiming they captured sirte, the hometown of colonel gaddafi. that is being disputed by news agency reporters on the ground in sirte. the rebels, though, have claimed that they've taken it, and when they announced that news back at the rebel stronghold of benghazi last night, where we were, that was met with wild celebr
as a top general defects. the japan's nuclear crisis shows no signs of abating. white smoke seen rising from of the number two reactor at fukushima. we are going to go live to libya, back to dan brown in a moment, where there have been a set at night of hitting of compounds. >> hello, and welcome to bbc news from eastern libya. while correlation war planes have carried out a second night of air strikes against targets throughout libya, including colonel gaddafi's air defenses radar installations. also, tomahawk missiles being fired. one of them, as colonel gaddafi's compound in tripoli, where an administration building was destroyed. several hundred volunteers, civilians, had actually gone to that area to be human shields to try to prevent bombing of that compound. meanwhile, four british raf tornado's flew at a long journey of a witch and the u.k. and decided to abort a because intelligence told them civilians were in the target area. we also know that's a british submarine is in the mediterranean and has been firing tomahawk cruise missiles as part of the military action. more nations
up later for you -- exposed to radiation 10,000 times the normal levels, workers at japan's stricken nuclear plant on their way to hospital after yet another set -- set back. and watching the clock. how time zones around the world have turned chronology into a minefield. welcome to the program. syria has become the latest hot spot in the middle east but the ruling elite coming under its biggest challenge in three decades. thousands have demonstrated college -- thousands have demonstrated, calling for more freedom. in deraa, around 20 protesters were shot dead around the statue of the former president's was set alight. demonstrations were broken up by security forces in damascus. meanwhile, the u.n. to get beatrix secretary-general ban ki-moon has announced that syria protect their citizens fundamental rights. both pro and anti-government demonstrators held their largest rallies yet. president saleh said he would step down, but on his own terms. in libya, loud explosions near a city where rebels are fighting forces root -- loyal to colonel gaddafi. the city of misrata remains under si
of japan have been affected? it fell to the chairman of the company who made a lengthy apology. those that found their food production hampered, varying and fluctuating warnings about safety. he apologized to them all for the inconvenience and the worry as they struggled to deal with the problems. pepsico is struggling for its own survival there is a pressing need for the company to be nationalized. >> briefly, where are they on the humanitarian disaster? >> it is a huge effort that has been overshadowed in the media. certainly, efforts are continuing. a huge number of people in temporary accommodations getting what they need for now, and there is the building of temporary housing, but the need for a very real solution in long-term on that part of the japanese coast, at the moment efforts continue but it does not seem at this stage that the plan is emerging. >> thank you very much. landslides and across southern thailand have left 700,000 people -- affected 700,000 people, leaving thousands of tourists stranded on one of the country's most popular islands. the prime minister of pakist
>> rose: welcome t to our progr. tonight we take look at japan, first the scene on the ground th nnthr hoannana coren. >> it must just be so heart breaking to these people to return to their homes and see that nothing is standing. we're also hearing reports that, you know, there have been neighbors missing, so many people are unaccounted for, charlie, at the moment the death toll stands at just under 2,000, but government officials are saying that will rise well beyond 10,000. >> rose: and then the nuclear danger with david sanger of the "new york times," olli heinonen, former chief inspector for the international atomic and energy agency and nuclear physicist frank von hip. >> the good news is that the wind has been blowing offshore. but you know, the question is whether does this stand relative to chernobyl. it's way past three mile island already. >> rose: we conclude this evening by looking at the ipad 2 and the future of tablets with walt massberg of the "wall street journal" and david carr of the "new york times." >> the question is, is this going to be the ipod where they
tavis: good evening from los angeles. i'm tavis smiley. as the nation of japan continues to recover from the deadly earthquake, tsunami and nuclear scare, there is a realization that the death toll could have been far greater. so first up a conversation about the situation in japan with acclaimed architect hitoshi abe. he now heads the department of architecture and urban design here in ucla. also eve ensler is here from the "vagina mon loges." she is soaping city of joy. we're glad you can join hitoshi abe and eve ensler coming up. >> all i need his name is james and he needs extra help with his reading. >> i'm james. >> yes. >> everyone making a difference -- >> thank you. >> you help us all live better. >> nationwide insurance supports tavis smiley. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. >> thank you. >> hitoshi abe serveses a chair of the ucla urban design and architecture. he's doing the work with brad pitt make it right foundation in the lower ninth ward in new orleans. great to have you on this program. >> thank you. tavis: i know you're the eighth
>> welcome to our program, we begin this evening with the earthquake in japan. and an analysis by professor seth stein of northwestern university. >> this was much bigger than we expected to see on that part of the what's call the the japan trench. and one of the things we've been learning everything since 2004 was we used, before 2004 we thought we knew which piece of sub duction zones could have these really big earthquakes. the sumatra earthquake and now this one, what the earth often does, we learn to be pretty humble in the face of the complexities of the earth. the earth has the ability to surprise us. i think none of us expected that anything this big would happen there. >> rose: we continue with the president of georgia, talking about his relationship with russia and the events of 2008. >> america's main value for peoples like us, and there are many of us out there, right s that america, besides having power or economic leverage, it's also an idea t is a much bigger than than just another country. that is what makes america so strong. there is more freedomses it there i
>>> coming up -- religion and disaster. japan's spiritual resources for dealing with multiple catastrophes. >>> at the same time, the moral questions about military intervention in libya. >>> also, alongside war and tragedy, we remember the surviving shakers, trying to create heaven on earth, in this life. >>> and jews celebrate purim, with its message that, obvious or not, god is at work in the world. >>> welcome. i'm bob abernethy. it's good to have you with us. faith-based and international aid groups rushed to help victims of the catastrophes in japan. it's estimated that more than 10,000 people were killed by the massive earthquake and tsunami. japanese officials say more than 450,000 are homeless and in need of supplies. humanitarian efforts, however, have been severely complicated by radiation from four of the country's nuclear reactors. we get more from dave toycen, the president and chief executive officer of the christian aid group, world vision canada. we spoke to him by phone from tokyo on friday night. dave, thanks so much for staying up so late to talk to us. are
hit by a large number of forclosures. >> well, let's talk more about japan. particular, shares of tokyo's electric power company tepco, there were plenty of sellers but no buyers, even at a the 20% discount. investors were scared off that the country might have to be nationalized to help it cope with the cast at the fukushima power plant. the minister also said the government is thinking about imposing state management, adding to those concerns and this is a company that's lost $30 billion in market values. the cost of ensuring its debt as risen 10fold and the debt standing at $92 billion. martin short of if you jits as you research told me why the government of japan would favor nationalization. >> well, bankruptcy is still not common in japan. the banking sector, for example, had been nationalized and tepco is at least as important for the domestic economy. plus, the reorganization overall would be much easier after nationalization and the banks will require strong guarantees right now. >> they sure will. >> this is what we saw in asia. global stocks rebounding on tuesday fro
of china, south korea, japan. who else should we keep an eye on? >> indonesia. 85% of the population are muslims. the largest muslim population of anywhere in the world, but more christians than the population of australia. this is a diverse country. our national slogan is "e pluribus unum." in indonesia, it is "unity in diversity." they have this enormous number of ethnic groups, languages, and they have been able to make a go of the country. >> this is what came to me as i was preparing for the conversation. years ago, and i mean years ago, my mother used to say -- god bless her -- if a business could sell one pair of nylon stockings to every woman in china, they would have a very successful business. was she right way back when? >> she is right in terms of the math but perhaps a little bit optimistic in terms of the possibilities. >> it seems that everything we read about with china and united states is focused on economics and trade and investment. >> if you take a chinese peasant and move that peasant into an urban job, the productivity of the worker goes up 20 times. >> why is
? japan continues to reel from a catastrophic earthquake and tsunami. millions are without shelter, food and electricity, as the death toll is expected to rise. rescue workers arepe dlytees trying to find survivors and dig out victims. and as a second hydrogen explosion rocks the fukushima daiichi nuclear plant, devastating the structure of one reactor and exposing the fuel rods of another, the fear of further explosions continues to grow. japan's first earthquake in history has slammed the world's third largest economy. sending the stock exchange plunging $300 billion in value. president obama reaffirmed america's support for japan. >> the united states will continue to offer any assistance we can as japan recovers from multiple disasters. >> reporter: tensions throughout the middle east are high as gadhafi-backed forces launch air strikes on two key libyan towns, forcing rebels to retreat eastward. and new protests against the ruling family in bahrain. police fired tear gas and water cannons in demonstrators in one of the most violent confrontation. this year's honorees, alice cooper,
and responsibly. information is still coming in about the events unfolding in japan, but the administration is committed to learning from japan's experience as we work to continue to strengthen america's nuclear industry. >> rose: and then by telephone, ethan brawner of the "new york times" in bahrain. >> it's hard to imagine how they can get back out in the streets quickly. the tanks and the jeeps are out this very important places in great strength. again, on the other hand, bahrain really relies on the financial district and so on to have a normal life, and i think that they're going to have to end the curfew and the marshal law quality at some point. >> rose: we conclude this evening with a look at the continuing crisis in the middle east and north africa with rob malley, john negroponte, and zalmay khalilzad. >> i think what mrs. : clts has done, secretary clinton, has been to hold back on the idea of us stepping forward unilaterally on this but saying, look, if we get the requisite support from the international community, including the arab league, then the predicate has been set for
, they're picking up the pieces from another night of bombing. the struggle to cool down japan's stricken nuclear plant goes on. engineers are working to attach the power cables. welcome to bbc news. coming up later for you, seven years in jail, the former israeli president is imprisoned for rape. as britain readies for a royal wedding, we take a look at the dutch way of doing things. hello. despite the international air, a operations group loyal to gaddafi are still on the ground. tripoli has been under sustained attack. an american fighter jet crashed with a mechanical fault in eastern libya. both pilots escaped but libyan officials insist the air strikes have killed dozens of civilians, something that it has been impossible for the bbc to verify. a report now from tripoli. >> last night, we heard the explosion that did this, the sudden metallic thud of the impact and the thunderous rumble of the blast. it is a repair workshop at a naval base on the tripoli shore. 19 hours after the blast, it was still smoking, the acrid stench of it catching in your throat. >> you can see from the sign
want to stay far away from tokyo. >> many people live and work in tokyo come from other parts of japan. families are leaving tokyo for other parts of japan because of the fear of radiation. leaving is not an option for many. there are not enough places to go. if there is a major leak of radiation there does not seem to be a plan either. the family has not been told about it. they are watching developments further north with consternation. they have a baby and don't trust what the government is telling them. >> the government says we are safe but i don't think so. i don't trust them. >> one that? >> because [unintelligible] >> what is this? this is new? >> instead they are making their own plans. a car standing by to head south at a moment's notice. >> as they struggle goes on to prevent a major nuclear disaster many foreign governments are advising nationals to leave tokyo. the u.s. is not allowing any of its military within 80 kilometers of the plant. the japanese government has only told people within 20 kilometers to leave. we have obtained footage from a local tv crew wants to tell
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the development of nuclear power. japan is kind of a unique situation. >> i just don't think a species like ours that makes mistakes can play with fire like this. i think the numbers on the dice are too big to be rolled and we've seen that three times. we've seen that at three mile island and chernobyl and now we're seeing it again. >> couric: also this evening, the actor bradley cooper and the director neil burger talk about their new film "limitless." >> it's a very interesting question because in regards to robert den nero. my memory of my scenes with him, if you asked me about, for example... you saw it, you know scene in the... when i'm hearing that the woman's dead on the television. my memory of those scenes, i can't remember what i was doing to let you know the audience member what it is that he's going through because i really... he was so present, bob was so present, that i was just talking to him and my memory that i wasn't doing anything. i was fearful that i wasn't conveying it and when we watched it i thought, oh, wow, that is actually the most fun about acting is when you're liter
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